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Surah Al-Kahf Ayat 70 in Arabic Text

قَالَ فَإِنِ ٱتَّبَعْتَنِى فَلَا تَسْـَٔلْنِى عَن شَىْءٍ حَتَّىٰٓ أُحْدِثَ لَكَ مِنْهُ ذِكْرًۭا
Qaala fa init taba’tanee falaa tas’alnee ‘an shai’in hattaaa uhdisa laka minhu zikraa (section 9)

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 70

Sahih International
He said, “Then if you follow me, do not ask me about anything until I make to you about it mention.”

Yusuf Ali
The other said: “If then thou wouldst follow me, ask me no questions about anything until I myself speak to thee concerning it.”

Abul Ala Maududi
He said: “Well, if you follow me, do not ask me concerning anything until I myself mention it to you.”

Muhsin Khan
He (Khidr) said: “Then, if you follow me, ask me not about anything till I myself mention it to you.”

Pickthall
He said: Well, if thou go with me, ask me not concerning aught till I myself make mention of it unto thee.

Dr. Ghali
Said he, “So in case you closely follow me, then do not ask me about anything until I (myself) effect a mention of it to you.”

Abdel Haleem
The man said, ‘If you follow me then, do not query anything I do before I mention it to you myself.’

Quran 18 Verse 70 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Kahf ayat 70, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(18:70) He said: “Well, if you follow me, do not ask me concerning anything until I myself mention it to you.”


There is no commentary by Abul Maududi available for this verse.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Kahf verse 70 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Kahf ayat 66 which provides the complete commentary from verse 66 through 70.

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